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  • Zimmermann, Stewart have core muscle surgery
    Outfielder Christin Stewart and right-hander Jordan Zimmermann underwent core muscle surgery, the Tigers announced Thursday. Both are expected to be ready for Spring Training next February.
  • Tex Winter nearly changed Tigers' 1st Draft
    Before Gene Lamont became the Tigers' first-ever pick in the MLB Draft, he was headed to Kansas State to play baseball and basketball. He was going to play the latter for Winter, who took the Wildcats to the Final Four in 1964.
  • Pipeline names Tigers' Prospects of the Year
    For the work Christin Stewart put in along the way, MLB Pipeline honored him as the Tigers' Hitting Prospect of the Year. Former first-round pick Matt Manning, the big right-hander who rose from Class A West Michigan to Double-A Erie this summer, was named MLB Pipeline's Tigers Pitching Prospect of the Year.
  • Jimenez tosses two perfect frames in AFL
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday.
  • Maggs delivers Tigers' greatest October moment
    To kick off the first week of postseason play, this week we take a look at the greatest postseason moments of the division era. Even if your team isn't a postseason team, you can remember your great October moments … and if it is, you can dream of maybe having another one this month that's even better.
  • Inbox: How likely will Miggy be DH next year?
    Tigers beat reporter Jason Beck answers fan questions about Miguel Cabrera's potential time as DH in 2019, pitching prospects making strides and more.
  • Source: Tigers' broadcast team not returning
    The Tigers will have a new broadcast duo on their local telecasts next year. Play-by-play broadcaster Mario Impemba and analyst Rod Allen will not return next season after 16 seasons on the air together for Fox Sports Detroit, according to a report from the Detroit Free Press.
  • Tigers' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Here are key FAQs about Tigers' offseason
    As the Tigers' offseason awaits, here's a primer with questions and answers.
  • 5 questions facing the Tigers ahead of 2019
    The Tigers finished 2018 with the same record as they did in '17. Detroit head into the offseason with much the same goals as last winter: Try to accumulate prospects while finding players to fill the gap in the big leagues until those young players arrive to the show.
  • 30 top prospects in the AFL -- 1 from each team
    Seven clubs are sending their No. 1 prospect to the Arizona Fall League this year, and each team is sending an impressive array of up-and-coming talent. Here is a list of the top prospect from each organization that fans can check out in AFL action next week.
  • What happened in Wednesday's AFL action
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.
  • Tigers drop 2018 finale as Turnbull struggles
    MILWAUKEE -- The Tigers' attempt to play spoiler this weekend in the National League Central did not go well. The result of Spencer Turnbull's attempt to play himself into the conversation for a rotation spot next season remains to be seen. The rookie right-hander kept Christian Yelich quiet but couldn't stop the Brewers from closing Detroit's season with an 11-0 loss on Sunday at Miller Park.
  • Tigers end '18 unsure of Castellanos' future
    One of the courtesies Al Avila tried to extend when the Tigers embarked on their rebuild last year was to let players know exactly where they stood in the organizational picture.
  • 2019 Draft order set: Tigers have No. 5 pick
    Unlike in 2017, when the race for the No. 1 overall pick in the next year's Draft came down to a walk-off homer on the final day of the season, there was no such drama this summer. The Orioles, whose 115 losses were the fourth-most in modern big league history, clinched the top choice in 2019 with nine games remaining.
  • Tigers pounce early but can't hold on vs. Crew
    For the second consecutive night, the Tigers saw their chance at National League Central spoilers foiled by a Brewers go-ahead home run in the late innings.
  • Avila points to Brewers as example for rebuild
    Brewers jerseys and hats were in the background behind general manager Al Avila as he talked with reporters about the Tigers' season and where their rebuild is headed. It made sense, since his end-of-season media session was taking place inside the bowels of Miller Park.
  • Castellanos can't hang onto HR; Tigers lose
    For a couple fleeting moments, the Tigers looked ready to play spoilers in the Brewers' division race. The opportunity eluded their grasp like the Ryan Braun drive in and out of Nicholas Castellanos' glove at the right-field fence.
  • Norris to pitch in Dominican, Japan after season
    Daniel Norris has spent recent offseasons, among other things, surfing in Nicaragua, hiking in Utah, living on a beach in California, and -- of course -- going on a cross-country trek in his van. He will spend part of his upcoming offseason on pitching mounds in Japan and the Dominican Republic.
  • Liriano's stunted start sinks Tigers in finale
    For the second time this season, Francisco Liriano was roughed up in a road start by the Twins and saw his night end early Thursday as the Tigers fell, 9-3. In his final start of the 2018 campaign, Liriano was gifted an early 3-0 lead, but was forced to exit early due to tightness in his back and tossed just 2 2/3 innings.
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